Folly Beach Pier

Folly Beach PierAt Folly Beach, South Carolina (fondly called the “Edge of America" by locals), you will discover amazing beauty and diversity—gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, rich history, good food, and expansive beaches.

Folly Beach is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, and is a perfect place to escape the everyday.

Folly Beach was named by early settlers who, when they approached the island by sea, were greeted by a pristine, tree-lined coast. For many of those settlers, it was their first sight of land and trees in months—which is why they named their paradise "Folly," from an Old English word meaning clump of trees or thicket.

You’ll find an exciting array of activities at Folly Beach including camping and fishing to relaxing on the beach. You can also get a birds-eye view of the area with a parasailing adventure. Imagine soaring high above beaches!

Folly Beach Fishing Pier

One of the biggest attractions is the Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier. You can enjoy fishing, walking, birding, and enjoying the breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean from this pier. This breathtaking landmark stretches some 1,045 feet into the Atlantic ocean and is the second longest pier on the east coast. Folly Beach Pier also boasts some of the best saltwater fishing in the area.

Folly Beach Vacation Rentals Near the Pier

When booking your Folly Beach vacation, start your planning at, where you can book your accommodations. A hotel alternative, vacation rentals offer substantial savings and luxury, as well as having more space than traditional hotels, including multiple bedrooms, a kitchen, and some even offer private yards or patios. These accommodations are a luxurious yet cheaper alternative to hotels. Amenities of Folly Beach rentals may include a boat dock, pool, and plenty of outdoor space. Just imagine preparing a home-cooked meal with the convenience of a private kitchen. And if you don’t feel like cooking one of the restaurants Folly Beach offers will be sure to please.

You and your group will find that accommodations from will make your Fripp Island escape a truly memorable adventure.

Looking for specific amenities such as whirlpools, hot tubs, pools, or beach-front locales? offers detailed listings of available Folly Beach rentals to choose from. And don’t forget to check on the seasonal deals!

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